Cookies "Mandarins"

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Delicate taste, not too sweet, crumbly cookies gingerbread type with a light aroma of clove and the zest of the pineapple. Dedicated to all girls participating in the "sweet" week.

Ingredients for Cookies "Mandarins"

Step by step instruction of cooking Cookies "Mandarins"

Шаг 1

3. Beat the butter with sugar and salt, add the egg. I added more food coloring and orange flavoring.

Шаг 2

4. Gradually add the dry mixture and knead the dough. The dough will be crumbly and brittle. This is normal. Divide it into 2 parts and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Шаг 3

6. Put all the balls on a baking sheet (at a short distance, so that the balls will spread a little) and put it in the refrigerator until the oven is heated to 180 degrees. The pan can not be lubricated.

Шаг 4

7. Lubricate the balls with the beaten egg yolk and stick the buds of clove.
8. Bake for 20 minutes. But see for yourself, watch touch finger: once cured, the top can be removed.
During baking, the apartment is a pungent smelling cloves. Personally I do not like it, but then place very gently afterwards.
At this stage, the mandarins resemble the most. It is a pity not to leave it out)